Android has already surpassed Windows, and it has the largest operating system throne in the world. Such a high popularity, of course, there will be a lot of playability, such as the Android-x86 project, which is to run Android on the x86 processor platform.
It is reported that the x86 project with the underlying upgrade to Android 9 Pie (android-9.0.0_r50) has achieved development results. The first version of the RC candidate ISO image has been open for download , 32-bit (685MB) and 64-bit (865MB) platforms.
Features at a glance
Android-x86 evolution has not been a simple, brainless way to port Google original system to PC, 9.0 as an example, adding a lot of advanced features, such as AMD, Intel, NVIDIA OpenGL ES 3.x hardware acceleration, OpenGL ES 3.0 GPU rendering support, QEMU simulator, and more.
In addition, Intel HD/G45 core hardware acceleration, UEFI startup and compatibility with a large number of models of Bluetooth, audio, camera, network port, multi-touch, WiFi and other chips.
Android 9 Pie x86 is based on the Linux 4.19.80 long-term support kernel, which is completely free to download .
Android 9 Pie x86 Download
Android 9 -x86 is a port of the Android open source mobile operating system to the x86 (32-bit) architecture, allowing users to run Android applications and replace their existing operating system with the Android OS.
What’s new in Android-x86 9.0 RC1:
- Support both 64-bit and 32-bit kernel and userspace with latest LTS kernel 4.19.80.
- Support OpenGL ES 3.x hardware acceleration for Intel, AMD, Nvidia and QEMU(virgl) by Mesa 19.0.8.
- Support OpenGL ES 3.0 via SwiftShader for software rendering on unsupported GPU devices.
- Support hardware accelerated codecs on devices with Intel HD & G45 graphics family.